Organizations are listed in alphabetical order by name.

American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works (The), 1156 15th Street, NW, Suite 320, Washington DC 20005,
Description: A national membership organization of conservation professionals. Provides information on conserving works of art.

Publications are listed in alphabetical order by title.

Title: AIC Guide to Digital Photography and Conservation Documentation
Author/Editor: Jeffrey Warda, Dawn Heller, Dan Kushel, Timothy Vitale, Gawain Weaver, and Franziska Frey
Description: Revised. A guide on all aspects of digital photography of works of art and cultural heritage. Topics include information on photography equipment (including different types of cameras, lenses, lights, printers, and software options); image processing guidelines (including practical recommendations on the use of color management, image file formats, file naming protocols, and metadata); and advice on best practices for storage and backup of electronic records with examples of different types of backup strategies. The second half of the book is devoted to explaining and illustrating photographic tools and techniques that are unique to conservation documentation photography, including visible light, ultraviolet, and infrared photography.
Publisher: The American Institute of Conservation of Historic and Artists Works
Publication Date: 2011
Publisher’s Address: The American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works, 1156 15th Street, NW, Suite 320, Washington DC 20005,
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Title: Care of Bronze Sculpture: Recommended Maintenance Programs for the Collector (The)
Author/Editor: Patrick V. Kipper
Description: Revised edition.
Publisher: Path Publications
Publication Date: 2007
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Title: Caring for Your Art. A Guide for Artists, Collectors, and Art Institutions
Author/Editor: Jill Snyder and Joseph Montague
Description: Revised edition. Covers the best methods to store, handle, mount, frame, display, document and inventory, photograph, pack, transport, insure and secure art. Also discusses proper environmental controls to enhance longevity of work.
Publisher: Allworth Press
Publication Date: 2001
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Title: Curatorial Care of Works of Art on Paper
Author/Editor: Anne F. Clapp
Description: Includes advice on conservation techniques and describes the effect of light, acid, and temperature on works on paper.
Publisher: The Lyons Press
Publication Date: 1987
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Title: Green Guide for Artists: Nontoxic Recipes, Green Art Ideas, & Resources for the Eco-conscious Artist
Author/Editor: Karen Michel
Description: Inspires artists to make better eco-conscious choices within their work and studios. Includes information on mixing your own non-toxic paints and adhesives, and making your own papers from recycled paper; safe and green practices for the workspace; a fresh look at using recycled materials; and a resource guide for eco-friendly materials and supplies, including Web sites and forum links.
Publisher: Quarry Books
Publication Date: 2009
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Title: Guide to Maintenance of Outdoor Sculpture
Author/Editor: Virginia Naude and Glenn Wharton
Publisher: American Institute of Conservation
Publication Date: 1991
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Title: Permanence and Care of Color Photographs: Traditional and Digital Color Prints, Color Negatives, Slides & Motion Pictures
Author/Editor: Henry Wilhelm and Carol Brower
Description: Available from Light Impressions.
Publisher: Preservation Publishing Company
Publication Date: 1993
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Web Sites are listed in alphabetical order by title.

Title: Caring for Your Treasures
Description: A series of guides to help you preserve various objects, including painting, ceramcs and glass, photographs, and textiles.
Categories: Other Resources

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